July, 2014

Understanding the Importance of Education in National Development

July 22, 2014 Nemes Education

Education is believed to be the bedrock of any serious nations development; hence it is incumbent on such countrys government and relevant stakeholders to take the issues of education seriously.

In other words, it is fundamental to growth and development, and serves as critical indices to measure progress of development agenda. There is no gainsaying that it is the most powerful driving instrument of reducing poverty, improving health care services and ensuring peace and stability.

However, education, as a critical sector of the economy, is facing serious challenges in this jet age and time, as it has moved beyond reading, writing and arithmetics, to the development of skills and capacities … Click Here to Read More

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The Legal Argument for Gay Marriage Just Hit Its First Major Bump

July 22, 2014 Nemes Legal

For better or for worse, the constitutional theory providing equal rights to gay people is entirely authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy. As everybody now knows, Kennedy penned the trilogy of gay rights opinions that lie behind an unbroken streak of judicial wins for gay marriage in the states. At first glance, todays 10th Circuit opinion affirming the invalidation of Oklahomas marriage ban continues this streak seamlessly. But just below the surface of the ruling lies a bear trap that could mangle the legal theories that have brought gay marriage so close to the finish line.… Click Here to Read More

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Florida Citrus Sports names new finance executive

July 21, 2014 Nemes Finance

ORLANDO, Fla. — A former NBA executive has been named chief financial officer for Florida Citrus Sports.

Scott Herring was named to the position last week. He has spent the past two years with the NBAs Memphis Grizzlies as the teams vice president of finance. He also previously spent 20 years with the Orlando Magic as its president of basketball administration.

Herring also has served as the University of North Dakotas associate athletic director and chief financial officer.

He is a graduate of Grove City College in Pennsylvania.

Florida Citrus Sports is the nonprofit organization that runs both the Capital One Bowl and Russell Athletic Bowl. … Click Here to Read More

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